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Gaming Surveillance Officer and Gaming Investigators Salary Information

The salary statistics of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Gaming Surveillance Officer and Gaming Investigators Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,340
25th Percentile Wage
$26,650
50th Percentile Wage
$32,630
75th Percentile Wage
$41,080
90th Percentile Wage
$52,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators is $52,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,340. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 135% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,6304.47%9.26%
201531,1704.27%-
201429,8401.34%-
201329,440-0.58%-
201229,610--

Table 2. Gaming Surveillance Officer and Gaming Investigators Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $44,070. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $26,410).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,070
Accommodation and Food Services
$34,240
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,510
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,410

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators by States

From the above tables we note that not only gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,980 to $38,580. The highest paying state for gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators is Indiana with a median annual salary of $38,580. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,980. For more salary information of gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Indiana
$38,580
Connecticut
$37,660
Nevada
$37,550
Michigan
$36,540
New Jersey
$34,510
California
$34,200
Arizona
$33,880
New York
$33,320
Minnesota
$33,030
Delaware
$32,540
Mississippi
$32,470
Pennsylvania
$32,240
Washington
$31,950
Wisconsin
$31,850
Missouri
$31,390
Colorado
$31,390
Florida
$31,180
Illinois
$31,070
Louisiana
$30,470
Kansas
$30,280
Oregon
$29,130
North Dakota
$28,580
South Dakota
$28,190
Idaho
$28,150
New Mexico
$27,690
West Virginia
$27,480
Iowa
$27,230
Oklahoma
$26,850
Puerto Rico
$18,980


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